U.S. Olympic Swimmer
Zach Harting is an American competitive swimmer who specializes in the butterfly and freestyle events. He currently represents the DC Trident which is part of the International Swimming League. He competed in the men’s 200 metre butterfly at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. In 2021, he qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics in the 200m Butterfly.
Zach Harting was born August 27, 1997 in Madison, Alabama, as the son of Scott and Lori Harting. Harting attended Bob Jones High School and swam for the Huntsville Swim Association. In 2014, he was the High School State Champion in the 100-yard butterfly. Harting swam collegiately at the University of Louisville from 2015 to 2019.
As a freshman for the Louisville Cardinals, he won silver in the 200-yard butterfly at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships, finished fifth in the 400 IM and won the B final of the 500-yard freestyle. At the 2016 Men’s NCAA Division I Championships, he was part of the seventh place 800-yard freestyle relay team, while also swimming the 500-yard freestyle, 100 and 200-yard butterfly.